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Factor V Leiden mutation

Factor V Leiden mutation: Introduction

Factor V Leiden mutation: A rare genetic condition where a abnormalities in the factor V protein prevent it from being inactivated by protein C which causes the blood to clot. The normal processes which regulate the blood coagulation process is impaired. The homozygous form of the condition carries a greater risk of blood clotting than the heterozygous form. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Factor V Leiden mutation is available below.

Symptoms of Factor V Leiden mutation

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Causes of Factor V Leiden mutation

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Prognosis for Factor V Leiden mutation

Prognosis for Factor V Leiden mutation: people with only one genetic copy of the mutation face a four-eightfold increased in risk of developing a clot and those with two copies face an eighty fold increase in risk

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Definitions of Factor V Leiden mutation:

Factor V Leiden mutation is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Factor V Leiden mutation, or a subtype of Factor V Leiden mutation, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Factor V Leiden mutation as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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